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Archivist x 3

Archivist x 3

  • Location

    Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Negotiable, please enquire

  • Contact Name:

    Lee Seymour

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months initially, extendable

  • Startdate:


​We have a wonderful opportunity for 3 Archivists to join an exciting new project, based in Saudi Arabia.

You will join a small Archives team within an Archive and Records Centre, working on the development of a central Archive function, within a large organisation.

Contracts are initially offered on a 6 month contract basis, with the option to extend onto a longer-term basis.


The Archivists will work to enable access to the collections and its expansion. You will take on an active role in the discovery process, cataloguing, digitization and acquisition of assets.


Key Job Responsibilities of each Archivist will include:

With minimal supervision, appraise, select, accession, catalogue and index both traditional and digital archive collections

Promote the use of the collection, and deal with internal and external stakeholders in a positive manner. 

Manage specific cataloguing projects and projects relating to collection digitization. Monitor and evaluate the projects and provide reports.

Contribute to activities and projects to promote the collections

Catalogue complex collections, to international cataloguing standards using the archive collections management systems


The ideal candidate will have a degree in a related field such as Information Management or Archives & Records Management, or equivalent work experience that may include 2 years + experience working in an archive or library setting. 

Familiarity with archiving, records management, cataloguing, digitization processes and metadata standards is essential.


This would suit a keen and enthusiastic Archives, Records Management or Information Management professional who is interested in the experience of living and working in Saudi Arabia.

You should be positive, keen and enthusiastic, and team focused.


The fixed term Archivist job opportunities in Saudi Arabia are a great opportunity to live and work in a different country and culture, as well as to be involved in a significant project. Assistance to help your relocation is provided. All being well you will then be extended onto longer contracts on a project with a long-term focus.

To be considered for the Archivist contract job vacancies please apply with your CV and a supporting paragraph explaining your interest, to